Library Credit Course
Additional Course Types
literature; annotated bibliography; sciences; social sciences; audience; peer review; publishing process; grey literature; seminal works; content; primary research; secondary research; tertiary sources; practice literature
Professors, social scientists, scientists, and experts use categories and terminology to describe types of literature. It is important to be familiar with and understand this terminology when conducting research and evaluating information sources. This is an especially useful tool for any student writing an annotated bibliography. Learn to use the terminology of a professional - audience, peer-review status, publishing process, seminal works, primary research, secondary research, practice literature, tertiary sources, and more.
Wiegand, Stephanie, "Academic Literature in the Social Sciences & Sciences by Category" (2019). Information Literacy. 23.
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